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Toxicant and Disease Database

The CHE Toxicant and Disease Database is a searchable database that summarizes links between chemical contaminants and approximately 180 human diseases or conditions. Diseases and or toxicants can be viewed by utilizing the search options below. See a full description of the database and its limitations.

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Nasopharyngeal / sino-nasal cancer

Causes    Grouped by strength of evidence

Strong Evidence

formaldehyde

leather dust

nickel

tobacco smoke (active smoking)

tobacco smoke (secondhand)

wood dust

Good Evidence

diisopropyl sulfate

isopropyl oils

PAHs

Limited Evidence

1,4-dioxane

2,4,5-T

acetaldehyde

acetochlor

alachlor

benzene

chlorophenols

chromium (VI)

dibromochloropropane (DBCP)

ethylene dibromide (EDB)

herbicides

hexamethylphosphoramide

hydrazines

MCPA

naphthalene

nitrosamines

pentachlorophenol (PCP)

pesticides

propylene oxide

radium

sulfur mustard (mustard gas)

Notes

+ - Group 1 human carcinogen, # - Group 2A human carcinogen, ^ - Group 2B human carcinogen (IARC)